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New PDF release: 10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War

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By Philip Caputo

ISBN-10: 0689862318

ISBN-13: 9780689862311

It was once the conflict that lasted 10000 days. The conflict that encouraged rankings of songs. The battle that sparked dozens of riots. And during this stirring chronicle, Pulitzer Prize- profitable journalist Philip Caputo writes approximately our country's such a lot arguable conflict -- the Vietnam warfare -- for younger readers. From the 1st stirrings of unrest in Vietnam less than French colonial rule, to American intervention, to the conflict at Hamburger Hill, to the Tet Offensive, to the autumn of Saigon, 10,000 Days of Thunder explores the struggle that modified the lives of a new release of usa citizens and that also reverberates with us this day.
incorporated inside 10,000 Days of Thunder are own anecdotes from squaddies and civilians, in addition to profiles and debts of the activities of many ancient luminaries, either American and Vietnamese, interested by the Vietnam struggle, reminiscent of Richard M. Nixon, normal William C. Westmoreland, Ho Chi Minh, Joe Galloway, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon B. Johnson, and normal Vo Nguyen Giap. Caputo additionally explores the increase of Communism in Vietnam, the jobs that ladies performed at the battlefield, the antiwar circulate at domestic, the participation of Vietnamese villagers within the struggle, in addition to the far-reaching effect of the war's aftermath.
Caputo's dynamic narrative is highlighted via wonderful pictures and key crusade and battlefield maps, making 10,000 Days of Thunder THE consummate ebook at the Vietnam struggle for kids.

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